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Service Learning

As part of the International Baccalaureate Career Pathway, of which Hugh Christie is a leading school, students are expected to take part in experiences beyond their curriculum area. Students are required to log at least one hour per week for a Service Learning activity; here are some ideas:
 
Becoming a Community Leader for the Discovery or Empower Academies:
 
Working with the Deputy Head of Upper School to:
  • Help organise competitions between the academies
  • Help organise social events for the academies
  • Helping to produce academy year books
  • Contribute materials for social media
  • Organise photographs at academy events
  • Assist with assemblies
  • Help organise the Year 11 Prom  
 
Leading or becoming part of a charity committee:
  • Selecting a charity for the 6th Form or for Academies.
  • Organising fundraising events for the school or local community
 
Leading or being part of a sporting committee:·       
  • Organising sporting events for the school
  • Organising events between schools or 6th Forms
  • Organising student/staff competitions
 
Mentoring of lower school students in advisory groups:
  • Mentoring students struggling with social issues
  • Mentoring students academically
  • Mentoring students with behavioural challenges
 
 Subject Support:
  • Attaching yourself to a department
  • Supporting in the role of a teaching assistant
  • Supporting a department with administration
  • Supporting a department with preparation of materials.
 
Supporting Local Community:
  • Supporting a local primary school
  • Supporting a local charity
  • Volunteering to help out with local sporting events for children
 
Recreational and Creative Arts:
  • Taking part in a band to support at school and community events
  • Supporting gifted and talented artists in the lower school
 
If you have an idea of your own that you’d prefer, discuss it with your advisor or Mr Sheppard.